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Free Bikes & Services

Adelaide Free Bikes

Did you know you can cycle from West to East Terrace easily in under 10 minutes? To make a speedy trip across the city you can hire an Adelaide Free Bike. There are bike hire locations throughout the city including:

  • City of Adelaide Customer Centre, 25 Pirie Street
  • North Adelaide Community Centre
  • Adelaide South West Community Centre

Bike hire is free and includes a helmet and bike lock. To hire, visit a location where you will be asked to complete a hire form and provide a form of identification.

Pumps and Repair Station

Fix a flat fast, with bicycle pumps and repair stations located throughout the city. The stations are accessible any time of the day or night.

Pump Station Location:

  • City of Adelaide Customer Centre, 25 Pirie Street

Repair and Pump Station Locations:

  • BMX Tracks in the South Adelaide Park Lands, Near the corner of Greenhill and Unley Road
  • Corner of Carrington Street and Regent Street North, Near the start of the Frome Bikeway

The station has a range of tools including:

  • Bike pump
  • Allen key
  • Screwdriver
  • Chain breaker
  • Wrench
  • Shifter spanner

Bike Security

There are several steps you can take to protect your bike from theft.

  • Use a high-quality lock such as a D-Lock.
  • Mark your bike with your details by engraving or UV Pen. SA Police often offer this service at community events.
  • Park your bike in secure locations. UPark offer free undercover bike parking or paid bike lockers.

See more SA Police bike security tips.

Bike Community

The Adelaide Community Bike Workshop is a non-profit organisation that can help you get your bike rolling smoothly or put you on a bike for the first time. The workshop volunteers offer tool loan, pre-loved bike parts and a wealth of information.

  • 111 Franklin St Adelaide SA 5000

Meet the friendly city cycling community at events throughout the year:

  • Santos Tour Down Under – multiple events in January
  • Ride2Work Day – October
  • BMX Track Events, see City Dirt Crew
  • Bike Store Organised Events, such as Boucle De Burbs

See the What's On calendar for more fitness and sport events throughout the city.

Improvements

The City of Adelaide aims to continuously improve the city's cycling infrastructure to provide:

  • More bike lanes and a connected bike network
  • Bike-friendly intersections
  • More bike parking, places to store your bike gear and have a shower
  • Easy and convenient free bike hire

A better cycling culture means fewer cars, cleaner air and healthier, fitter people. 

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